High strung: Bjorn Borg, John McEnroe, and the untold story of tennis's fiercest rivalry

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"A book full of aces....A true page-turner." --Associated Press

"This is good stuff, and it's written with flair." --The Oregonian

High Strung by Stephen Tignor is the gripping untold story of the fiercest rivalry in the history of professional tennis. Viewed through the lens of the fabled 1981 U.S. Open match between Bjorn Borg and John McEnroe, High Strung brings the golden age of tennis vibrantly alive once more. A fascinating chronicle that orbits around the four greatest, most enigmatic talents in the sport at the time--McEnroe, Borg, Jimmy Connors, and Vitas Gerulaitis--High Strung is a superior sports history, a must read for anyone who truly loves the game.

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